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The book was required reading in high school English class, still remember the name Algernon. This movie, like so many others, deviates from the book, however, it is very well... Read morePublished on Dec 7 2011 by HH
Very realistic. Be prepared for a tragic ending after a hopeful development.
Acting is of the highest quality.
Very realistic portraying of a medical impossibility. Read more
i have not seen the movie but i am reading the book and it is a terrific story. i have a dog named charlie so my dad recommended the book to me, so i am already rating it 5 stars!Published on June 12 2003
I found both the short story, "Flowers for Algernon," and this film adaptation of it to be moving; but the experimental cinematography and somewhat immature storytelling... Read morePublished on Jan. 22 2003 by Ecnal Yeldnil
This movie is absolutely awful.I hope no one has to go through the terrible experience of watching it.The acting is bad and the book itself is boring. Read morePublished on Nov. 14 2002 by "foulowl"
unfortunately this film tries to push the whole wonderful story 'Flowers For Algernon' into a way too short film. Read morePublished on Nov. 10 2002 by Mr. B. R. Good
I read the book Flowers for Algernon and thoroughly enjoyed it. So I was disappointed when I watched the movie and discovered that it was so bad. Read morePublished on Nov. 3 2002 by C. Hill
One interesting aspect of CHARLY is that, altho it was based on a Hugo-winning story from a science fiction magazine, there was nothing in the advertising to suggest that it is SF. Read morePublished on July 7 2002 by Marc Russell
It's rare that I am touched by a book and film equally. This is one such instance.
PLUS...CHARLY is cinematic genius, in my opinion. 1968 was a unique time for film. Read more